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Some skeptics assert that the accounts of creation in Genesis 1 and Genesis 2 don’t match. However, under close scrutiny, the...
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We aim to spread the Christian gospel by demonstrating that sound reason and scientific research support confidence in the truth of the Bible and faith in God.

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Reasons to Believe (RTB) was established in 1986 with the awareness that people have a fundamental desire to understand our world, the universe beyond it, and the implications of that knowledge for their beliefs. As an international, interdenominational ministry, our purpose is to show that science and the Christian faith are allies, not enemies. Our commitment to sound reason and scientific research puts RTB in a unique position to engage in gentle, respectful dialogue with people from various worldviews. Our mission is to bring hope to people by illuminating and clarifying God’s role as Creator and highlighting his purposes for creation, especially for human beings.

This mission started with RTB president and founder, Dr. Hugh Ross. Often you will find Dr. Ross engaging in his favorite activity, responding to questions about science and faith. His fervor began at age seven when he went to the library to find out why stars are hot. Physics and astronomy captured his curiosity and never let go. After completing his doctorate at the University of Toronto and postdoctoral research at the California Institute of Technology, Dr. Ross served on the ministry team at Christ Church Sierra Madre. Response to his breadth and depth of experience in both science and faith prompted him in March of 1986 to start Reasons to Believe. For over thirty years, RTB has produced thousands of resources for Christians and nontheists alike and participated in lively conversations about the relationship between science and faith.

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October 7, 2021 - October 9, 2021
The world needs people who build authentic relationships, not only with people we share a lot in common with but with everyone God brings...
September 18, 2021 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm (America/Los_Angeles)
Please join us for the fourth annual Skeptics Forum, hosted by the RTB Orange County, CA Chapter! Astrophysicists Hugh Ross and Jeff Zweerink will...
August 27, 2021 - August 28, 2021
Reasons to Believe (RTB) and Women in Apologetics (WIA) are partnering to deliver the second annual Illuminate Conference, a 2-day seminar held on August...
July 17, 2021 - July 18, 2021
Join Hugh Ross as he speaks at Grace Church for their Sunday services. Please see schedule below for topic information. Service Times and Topics Saturday 7/176:00...
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